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St. Catherine's College, Oxford

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St Catherines College was built 1960-64 to a striking modernist design by the Danish architect Arne Jacobsen. The first picture shows the west wing of student accommodation alongside the Water Garden. The second picture is of the Master's Lodgings west of the Water Garden. The final two pictures show the east wing of the student accommodation facing playing fields. The Bell tower between the two wings can be seen looming up.


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The area north of the original buildings began to be developed in 1992 by Stephen Hodder when he designed three new staircases of student accommodation alongside the river. His scheme was completed in 2005 by the addition of further staircases, seminar rooms, and a new porter's lodge (last picture).


More pictures and information at St. Catherine's College website, including site map of the highly geometrical plan.

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